Alex Stokes joins the WHNT News 19 team as an Interactive Reporter/Producer. The New Jersey native is thrilled to be making the Tennessee Valley her new home.

After studying History and Communications at the George Washington University, Alex went on to intern at WJW in Cleveland, Ohio. She is excited to start a new chapter here in Huntsville and looks forward to getting to know the community!

In her spare time, Alex likes to hike, sing and play golf. She is also a big foodie and is excited to try out some great southern cooking!

If you have a tip, story or just want to say hey you can reach her at alex.stokes@whnt.com.


Recent Articles
  • Advanced auto-manufacturing company to bring 300 jobs and new facility to Huntsville, Limestone County

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Mayor Tommy Battle announced today that Huntsville will be adding an advanced manufacturing company to its growing automobile sector. The German-owned, BOCAR Group, will be investing $115 million dollars into a new plant. The facility will be located on the northern side of Bibb Garrett Road, adjacent to Interstate 65 with construction scheduled to begin Spring of 2018. The Mayor announced that BOCAR will be supplying the Huntsville area with 300 new jobs with great wages. “A lot of […]

  • Alabama GOP stands behind Moore through recent sexual misconduct allegations

    The Alabama GOP has released a statement on their position regarding Roy Moore and the U.S. Senate election, a full week after the first allegations of sexual misconduct, including sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl were published. Terry Lathan, ALGOP Chairman, said they will be standing by their party candidate. The party issued the following statement, which we’ve included in its entirety: “On Wednesday evening, the Alabama Republican Party Steering Committee, comprised of 21 members, met to discuss the events and […]

  • Wife of Roy Moore responds to sexual contact allegations on Facebook

    ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. — Kayla Moore has released a statement via Facebook in response to an upcoming news conference of another alleged accuser of her husband, Roy Moore. New York attorney Gloria Allred announced that she would be holding a conference with the alleged victim November 13 in New York City. Moore says that she and her husband have been part of a “witch hunt” and called Allred’s credibility into question. The full Facebook post is below. In a separate post, […]

  • Facebook group helps find stolen items, acts as a virtual neighborhood watch

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Police often have their hands full and sometimes the community they serve can give a helping hand. Thieves don’t discriminate and security cameras have captured all kinds of thefts. That’s where Facebook groups like “Stolen Stuff Huntsville” can really make a difference. WHNT joined the two-week-old group with over 500 followers and saw a community of people with a common goal. Posts of stolen jewelry and off-road vehicles were among the range of items taken. What was […]

  • Are these ladybugs or Asian lady beetles? And why are they swarming the Valley?

    Spotting one ladybug may be good luck, but what about a whole swarm of them? Many of you have noticed large numbers of ladybugs crawling all over vehicles and houses. According to the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, these ladybugs may be a specific type known as Asian lady beetles, and “they use buildings as protection from winter. [They] begin to invade homes through cracks and crevices during the fall (around October or November in Alabama). These beetles have been reported […]

  • Roy Moore and Doug Jones take different approaches in response to terrorist attack in New York City

    Alabama Senate candidates Roy Moore and Doug Jones have both weighed in on Tuesday’s terrorist attack in New York City. Federal officials say Sayfullo Saipov drove a truck into a crowded bike lane killing eight and injuring many, and now, federal charges have now been filed against Saipov. Jones posted a message on both Facebook and Twitter saying, “Louise & I are devastated to learn about the terrorist attack in NY. Our hearts go out to the victims & families. Thank you […]

  • Debunked: Crimson Tide NOT disqualified from the national championship, despite fake news report

    Politifact is calling “Pants on Fire” on a Facebook post that popped up October 30 claiming that Crimson Tide was disqualified from the national collegiate football championship. The false article used the headline, “Alabama football Crimson Tide disqualified from national championship” on prank news site breakingnews365.net. The article post only had two sentences and bad grammar — a dead giveaway to determine many fake posts. The story is one among many other fake news articles with disclaimers of “created by users” and “should […]

  • Governor Kay Ivey comes in fourth nationwide in new Governor Approval Rankings

    The results are in and Governor Kay Ivey is pulling good numbers. Morning Consult’s new Governor Approval Rankings have released a new list of the top and bottom 10 Governors in the country. Governor Ivey saw a 62% approval rating with only 12% disapproving, edging her into fourth place over Governor Doug Burgum of North Dakota who pulled the same approval number but had a 17% disapproval rating. Number one was Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts with 69% approval. Ivey […]

  • New poll gives Roy Moore a big lead over Doug Jones

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The special election between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore is fast approaching and Alabama voters are making their leanings clear. A new statewide poll conducted by Axis Research, a Virginia based data collection and research company, is showing Moore with a steep advantage at 56-39 when compared to Jones.  The poll focused on people likely to vote on December 12, with 43% identifying as Republican, 27% as Democrat and 19% as independent. The data collected […]

  • Two charged in Joy Circle murder in what Huntsville Police call “drug deal gone bad”

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Huntsville Police Department Major Crimes Investigators have charged 20-year-old Isaiah Emory and 21-year-old Terrien Bone with murder following Saturday’s shooting at Joy Circle. Officers arrived after a 7:30 p.m. call to find someone lying in the road suffering from gunshot wounds on the 4700 block of Joy Circle. The victim, 26-year-old James Jones, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the shooting was a result of a “drug deal gone bad” over on the 4200 block […]